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#306464 - 12/07/06 03:58 PM Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife
Steel91 Offline
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Here's a little info on it
http://www.m4040.com/Survival/Ghurka/History%20of%20the%20Ghurka%20Kukri.htm

my dad gave me one a few weeks ago and they're very durable, it was used as a fighting knife in India I believe. I was suprised when I cut down two trees about a foot in diameter like they were nuthin' and the one I have has a blade only a foot long.
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#306465 - 12/07/06 04:00 PM Re: Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife [Re: Steel91]
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Crap, sorry guys, I didn't see the other thread on it at first.
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#306466 - 12/07/06 04:20 PM Re: Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife [Re: Steel91]
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That is one strange looking knife!

I like the british commando knife myself. 7 inches of double edged, well balanced, stabing and slashing fury!

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#306467 - 03/10/07 01:10 PM Re: Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife [Re: Meibukan003]
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i have also one of these...and in the sheave there are 2 small ones... i was led to belive that they were used by a indian tribe..and once they have been drawn the tribe member would not ut them back inless there was blood on the blad. therefore if they did not kill a peron or cut a person they would usethe smaller nife to draw there own blood.

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#306468 - 03/11/07 12:31 PM Re: Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife [Re: Steel91]
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Quite an intimidating looking weapon. Something not mention in the article, is that it was a tradition among the Ghurka that once un-sheathed, the weapon couldn't be sheathed without first drawing blood.

Edit. oops. didn't read the post above


Edited by martialarthur (03/11/07 12:33 PM)

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#306469 - 04/02/07 07:13 PM Re: Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife [Re: martialarthur]
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I own one of these, great knife.
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#306470 - 04/04/07 06:20 PM Re: Anyone ever heard of the Khukri knife [Re: Chen Zen]
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I've got 2 of these. Nice knives.
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